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The Secrets of a Fashion Factory - A Morning in Reggio Emilia

Hosted by the Consul of the Bologna Art & Culture Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 28 Jan 09:00 - 14:30

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8:50 am Appointment at platform Protected content Departure at 9.00.

10.10 Welcome by the owner and Visit to the Crisden company
From a small family business to a leading company in the creation of anything that beautifies clothing, Crisden has become the supplier of the most renowned griffes of national and international prêt-à-porter, such as Gucci, Dior, and Louis Vuitton. Even today, the primary identity and strength of the company is that of being the promoter, every season, of a rich search of models, materials and cutting-edge techniques.

11.15 am Visit to the Basilica of the Beata Vergine della Ghiara, one of the most important Marian temples in Italy. The origin and development of the sanctuary of the Madonna della Ghiara is linked to presence of the Servants of Mary in Reggio Emilia. Called by the community of Reggio, they settled in the city in Protected content
they built the convent and church in the west area called “Ghiara” because it is a gravelly place, being the ancient bed of the Crostolo river diverted outside the city walls.

12.00 Pit stop in cafeteria for refreshments.

12.30 Exclusive access to the tower of Saint Prospero to have an extraordinary view of the city center-

1.00 pm departure for Bologna. Arrival approximately at 14.15